overstock overstock  /ˈoʊ vər ˈstɑk/

Definition(s):

  • (v) stock excessively

Usage(s):

  1. At a time when Onassis enterprises are suffering from an overstock of tankers and a decline in oil shipments, Christina has acted quickly to enlist help at the helm.
  2. The organization collects corporate overstock and distributes it to nonprofits in the Twin Cities, nationwide, and internationally to 26 developing countries.
  3. No taking returns or unloading overstock.

News

  1. Commit To Purchase Overstock.com At $22.50, Earn 19.5% Annualized

    Investors considering a purchase of Overstock.com Inc. (NASD: OSTK) stock, but cautious about paying the going market price of $26.99/share, might benefit from considering selling puts among the alternative strategies at their disposal. One interesting put contract in particular, is the December put at the $22.50 strike, which has a bid at the time of this writing of $2.30. Collecting that bid ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Forbes

  2. Overstock.com Survey: Practical gifts are the focus for Father's Day 2013

    SALT LAKE CITY, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --  Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: OSTK) today revealed that according to a survey of their customers, most Father's Day shoppers intend to spend between $10 and ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Overstock.com Commends Missouri Governor's Veto of Affiliate Internet Tax Measure

    SALT LAKE CITY, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --  Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: OSTK) today announced it would resume using Missouri advertisers after Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of the recently enacted ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "I am just excited to have the opportunity to be featured alongside the Overstock.com brand during the Super Bowl football game," said Boozer. "They are an incredible consumer-oriented company, and I am proud to represent them on a national...
    on Jan 30, 2009 By: Carlos Boozer Source: SYS-CON Media

  2. Also FEMA is bringing more relief supplies, "so in some ways, we're better prepared" for Ike than for Gustav, Jindal said. "Our goal is to overstock the state before Ike arrives, if it does hit our state."
    on Sep 8, 2008 By: Bobby Jindal Source: Monroe News Star

  3. "I don't anticipate we'll bring up all that many people," Piniella said. "We're only bringing up people who can specifically help us. Just to overstock your roster for no reason doesn't make sense."
    on Aug 19, 2007 By: Lou Piniella Source: Aurora Beacon News

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